Can't believe Mayweather wimped out

Bob Arum, Manny Pacquiao's promoter, says the Filipino star will instead fight Joshua Clottey in Dallas on March 13. Floyd Mayweather's promoter says he also plans to fight that day, in Las Vegas.

Why not fight each other?

The official end of hope for a super-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. came Sunday when Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum announced he had signed a deal to stage an alternate Pacquiao bout against Joshua Clottey on March 13 at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Texas.

Arum said Pacquiao will earn somewhere between $10 million and $20 million for the welterweight fight against Clottey (35-3), who lost a split decision to Miguel Cotto in his most recent fight in June.

Mayweather's promoter, Richard Schaefer, resigned to the futility of his attempts to resurrect talks of a mega-fight that crashed in a dispute over drug testing, told The Times on Sunday that Mayweather is engaged in "advanced negotiations" with another opponent and also plans to fight March 13 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Mayweather (40-0), considered with Pacquiao as one of the top two boxers in the world, is expected to fight New York's Paulie Malignaggi (27-3).

Someone is scared and it's not Pacquiao!

Source latimes.com




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